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Letters to the Editor: Town employees have high-risk jobs

Letters to the Editor: Town employees have high-risk jobs

September 4, 2013

I disagree with your statement in the Aug. 22 opinion article “DROP-dead Disappointment” in which you state that “ … a general employee works in an air-conditioned office his entire career.”

My view: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

My view: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

September 4, 2013

Doesn’t anyone care anymore about our soldiers still fighting against a savage and determined enemy?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2013

Three wise men came to a special Town Commission meeting Aug. 14, and one of them was a woman. They came to bring wisdom to this town. Instead, they bore witness to the demise of a long-awaited opportunity to bring fairness to the taxpayers and non-unionized employees.

My View: City's challenge paved way for our bridge

My View: City's challenge paved way for our bridge

August 28, 2013

Kudos on a well-written celebration of the Ringling Bridge's 10th anniversary in last week’s edition.

Our View: Rowing with subsidies

Our View: Rowing with subsidies

August 28, 2013

Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice. Typically a losing proposition for taxpayers with respect to ROI — return on investment.

Our view: DROP-dead disappointment

Our view: DROP-dead disappointment

August 21, 2013

Don’t be overwhelmed by all of the numbers. They are worth examining. They provide great context and history to the present debates regarding the Longboat Key town employees’ pension plans.

Our View: Defund Obamacare

Our View: Defund Obamacare

August 14, 2013

This is sick. No, actually it’s sickening.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

August 14, 2013

Watch closely Long Bar Pointe project process

My take on why the Iwo Jima statue effort had to be abandoned

My take on why the Iwo Jima statue effort had to be abandoned

August 8, 2013

I am the veteran of the Iwo campaign who proposed donating the Iwo Jima statue to Sarasota. And I want to thank the Observer newspapers for your generous and thoughtful coverage of that effort, and make clear why it had to be abandoned.

OUR VIEW: Priceless opportunity

OUR VIEW: Priceless opportunity

August 7, 2013

As this was being composed, the scene at the Manatee County Convention Center rekindled memories — those tiring days of the Longboat Key Town Commission hearings over the Longboat Key Club and Resort's proposed $400 million redevelopment and expansion plan.



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